Large Family Houseboat - SOLD

Listed by Norma Coster

Address: Port Werburgh Hoo Marina Vicarage Lane Hoo
Country: United Kingdom
Price: £99,995
Beds: 3
Status: SSTC

Full Description: SOLD - REDUCED BY £30,000 FOR A VERY QUICK SALE. WAS £129.995 WOULD CONSIDER SWAP WITH HOUSE/PARK HOME ETC IN KENT/ESSEX. This attractive renovated houseboat is the perfect family home with 3 large bedrooms, an office, large lounge and large kitchen/diner. The boat is very light and bright with 8 large windows on the upper level and 10 windows on the lower level. The ceiling on both floors is finished with white cladding to help reflect the light throughout the boat making it feel warm and cosy. The home has central heating with 8 radiators throughout . The boat has a BT phone line already installed. The upper floor is fully renovated with a neutral but warm finish and with a wooden floor throughout. The large modern fitted kitchen is 6m x 2.5m and comes complete with 2 tall larder cupboards and 7 standard kitchen cabinets so there is plenty of storage and workspace. Included in the sale is a nearly new American Fridge Freezer, Gas Hob, Electric Oven, Washing Machine and a built in Dishwasher. There is also a fully fitted five stage reverse osmosis water filter system. The kitchen has plenty of space for a dining/breakfast table as shown in the photos. The spacious lounge is approx. 6m x 3.65m is finished to a high standard. Included in the sale are 2 ceiling fans and 2 book cabinets. The front door of the boat is in the centre of the upper floor, between the lounge and the kitchen. There is a built in cupboard between the 2 rooms ideal for storing your coats and shoes. At each end of the upper floor are double patio doors leading out on to the sundecks. The deck at the end of the lounge comes complete with an awning ideal to create shade on those sunny afternoons. The satellite dish and tv aeriel are both at this end of the boat and with be included in the sale. These decks make the most of the views and both are enclosed with fences to create some privacy. A spiral staircase leads from the kitchen down to the lower floor and straight into an open office area. On this level are 3 double bedrooms. The first is at the end of the boat is has the feature of the curved wall. This bedroom is approx. 4.6m x 3m and will make a great children�s bedroom or playroom. The other 2 bedrooms are approx. 3m x 3m. Also on this level is a large walk in cupboard approx. 1m x 2.5m and is an ideal storage space and also contains the boiler for the gas central heating. At the far end of the boat is the large family bathroom. This is approx. 2.9m x 3m and contains a toilet, hand basin, shower cubicle, bath and heated towel rail. This level needs finishing to your taste and as you can see from the photos is the perfect blank canvas ready for you to decorate. This houseboat will make a great home and is ready to move into straightaway. With a little bit of finishing, this could easily become your dream home. Currently moored in Hoo, Rochester, Kent. This is a quiet marina with secure parking and is only 10 minutes walk from the village which has all amenities. The moorning is well placed for people working in Rochester and Chatham or commuting to London. Buses stop at the entrance to the marina and trains to London run from Strood. Nearby is the M2 giving access to the Channel Tunnel and Channel ports. The historic town of Rochester with its Medieval Castle and Cathedral is only 8 miles away and there is a wide choice of pleasant outings to coastal resorts and the countryside in Kent. Schools, Doctors, Post Office and Dentist are nearby and Rochester and Chatham both have excellent shopping centres. There are good local sporting facilities including a swimming pool and golf courses. The marina is set in a beautiful environment with views of the River Medway and Chatham Dockyard as well as the towns of Chatham, Rochester and Gillingham. With a beach, fields and woodland nearby, there are many places to walk and enjoy the area.

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Listed by: Norma Coster

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